Otis Litho Company was a major lithographer for film studios located in Cleveland. Otis did
work for a wide variety of studios and other lithographers.
In the teens, they produced plates for several studios
such as Argus
the US Government war films from WWI, Film
Clearing House, and World Film. They also did studio work for other lithograhers such as A.B.C.
Co. and M.P.P. Co.
In the 1920's they worked for
Booking Office (normally referred to as “FBO”),
who was the distributor for Walt
Disney at the time. Otis also did some work for Columbia
in the late 1920s
They also worked for several smaller studios
like Quality Amusement and Preferred Pictures.
Otis was used by Warner
Bros from 1921 ( notice the 1921 WB serial 'Miracle
of the Jungle') until 1926 - notice the logo on this 'Sea
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Here's the numbers that we have compiled of their plate numbers - Otis Number Log
Here is a chart showing the Otis